'A Selection of Plants that Attract Insects' available from Avondale Nursery

A Selection of Plants that Attract Insects

These are usually sun-loving plants, which will provide food for butterflies, pollen for bees. Encourage natural predators such as ladybirds and hoverflies, who keep the numbers down of less welcome visitors to the garden.

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SANGUISORBA 'Pink September'

SANGUISORBA 'Pink September'

Bigger and better flowers than 'Big Pink'. Lots of stems closely grouped. Stands well. New in 2013 from us.

2.00m £5.00

ANTHEMIS 'Susannah Mitchell'

Grey-green foliage topped with creamy-white daisies all summer. Well-drained soil in sun.

60cm £5.00

ANTHEMIS 'Susannah Mitchell'
TRIFOLIUM rubens

TRIFOLIUM rubens

Big deep red clover flowerheads on long stems.

60cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Big Pink'

Smothered with bright pink drooping catkins in August and September.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Big Pink'
SALVIA greggii 'Icing Sugar'

SALVIA greggii 'Icing Sugar'

Striking two-tone pink flowers June-October. Sun.

PBR 65cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Pink'

Very large lilac-pink flowers.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Pink'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'

Sprays of small lilac daisies September-November, on maroon stems and dark foliage. Sun.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Foxbrook Fairy'

From John Williams. Lots of pale mauve daisies on a later-flowering plant, from Sepember-October. An ericoides cross, but clump forming.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Foxbrook Fairy'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Guido en Gezelle'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Guido en Gezelle'

New, from Jan Spruyt, has lavender-blue daisies August-October.

1.00m £5.00

GERANIUM 'Red Admiral'

Vivid magenta flowers, dark veins, June-September.

90cm £5.00

GERANIUM 'Red Admiral'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Hill Close Blue'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Hill Close Blue'

From Hill Close Gardens, Warwick. Masses of vivid blue daisies.

75cm £5.00

NEPETA 'Weinheim Big Blue'

Thick spikes of deep violet-blue flowers on robust stems, June-September. Deadhead to keep it flowering. Much requested in our garden!

75cm £5.00

NEPETA 'Weinheim Big Blue'
AGAPANTHUS 'Maureen'

AGAPANTHUS 'Maureen'

Lilac flowers on upright stems. Sun.

AGM 80cm £6.50

SANGUISORBA obtusa good form

Lovely silver leaves, and bright pink bottlebrush flowers June-August. Sun.

50cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA obtusa good form
AGASTACHE 'Blue Boa'

AGASTACHE 'Blue Boa'

New form, with chunky, deep violet-blue flower spikes July-October. Seems to be long-lived! Sun.

PBR 60cm £5.50

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Orchidee'

Masses of small white daisies September-October. Mildew-free. I think this is an HPS conservation plant.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Orchidee'

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